Gun Control Controversy In America

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Gun control is a major problem/controversy in America right now. People are getting killed and the way they are getting killed is by gun. They blame the gun for the murder, but I mean is it really the guns fault? That’s like saying a guy with no arms or legs was walking on the sidewalk eating something with his arms. Recently, gun control has been involved in places such Missouri, New York, Los Angeles etc. There have been protesters all over the country, mourning about the Black Lives Matter movement, and the so called “cop killings/innocent black people killings”. The reason why black people have popped up so much times in this paper, is because a majority of the black community have a very high percentage in murders/homicides and other stuff too. It all comes back to the gun. Gun control, goes back to as far as 1791, when the Second Amendment was written. It states “A well regulated Militia, not being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”. Thus means that you have the right to own a gun as well as the right to use it/defend yourself or the being around you with it. They then blame it on the people who gave him the gun. It isn’t the gun, it is the person that holds it. There is a lot of controversies why the people would do it…show more content…
On April 20, 1999, Columbine High School suffered a great loss, and America was shocked. On this day, two students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold held an unrelentless attack on the school, killing 13 people including a teacher and injuring about 25 others in this brutal assault. With them they carried Double barrell shotgun, a tec 9 submachine gun, a carbine rifle, and a sawed off shotgun. Later they found out that bullying had a lot to do with this tragedy. They were also a part of a gang, and they were just “given” the guns. That is how easy it is to just get a hold of something and cause serious

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